One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the paint on the frame was still tacky’
sticky, wet, gluey, gummy, glutinous, adhesive, viscous, viscid, treacly, syrupy, runny, clinging, sticking
1‘a tacky game show’
tawdry, tasteless, kitsch, vulgar, crude, garish, gaudy, showy, loud, trashy, cheap, cheap and nasty, nasty, common, second-rate, Brummagem
informal flash, flashy, tatty, naff
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